Foster a positive organisational image in the community

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver PUACOM005B, 'Foster a positive organisational image in the community'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Promote the organisation in the community

1.1 Community requests for information or participation are responded to in accordance with the organisation's policies and procedures

1.2 Opportunities to explain and promote the organisation's activities are acted on to promote community recognition and support

1.3 Non-routine requests for information are referred to an appropriate person

2. Represent the organisation in the community

2.1 The organisation's position on particular issues is represented in a way which acknowledges community concerns and promotes community awareness

2.2 Communication and presentation to the public enhances the organisation's public image

3. Advise and involve the community in public safety activities

3.1 The community is advised of a range of prevention and mitigation techniques

3.2 Community members are informed and skilled to implement prevention and mitigation activities

3.3 Community is assisted to initiate, develop and conduct prevention and mitigation techniques addressing their own particular needs

Qualifications and Skillsets

PUACOM005B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA30701 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting Operations)
  • PUA41606 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Defence Public Affairs)
  • PUA41004 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Leadership)
  • PUA30601 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)
  • PUA30510 - Certificate III in Public Safety (SES Operations)
  • PUA41104 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Community Safety)
  • PUA42610 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue Management)
  • PUA31404 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Community Safety)
  • PUA21110 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Military Skills)
  • PUA30110 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community Policing)
  • PUA50210 - Diploma of Public Safety (Policing)
  • PUA30310 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Police Liaison)
  • PUA40210 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (SES Leadership)
  • PUA40702 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Defence Policing)
  • PUA30410 - Certificate III in Public Safety (SES Rescue)
  • HLT43107 - Certificate IV in Defence Health Care

And the skillsets: